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On National Signing Day, Nov. 8, Altamont senior and 280 corridor resident Breland Morrissette inked a letter of intent to play NCAA Division I volleyball for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. more

Dec 4, 2017 5:20 PM Sports

Briarwood Football

Jonathan Norris

If Tran-Reno has had a better single game in his career so far, Coach Fred Yancey couldn’t quite pull it out of his long memory. more

Nov 18, 2017 4:55 AM Briarwood

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Photo courtesy of Jimmy Mitchell.

No longer is the Spain Park High School volleyball team an up-and-comer. It has arrived at the top and is competing with the best the state has to offer. more

Aug 23, 2017 3:39 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt Athletics.

The call that fulfilled one of Simone Charley’s life dreams came unexpectedly, catching her off guard on an otherwise mundane winter morning. Her soccer coach at Vanderbilt University was on the other end of the line. He had news. more

Aug 7, 2017 9:07 PM Sports

A pair of local Birmingham-Southern College baseball players were recently named to the all-conference team after strong 2017 seasons. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

HANDS program’s Kinect Sports League helps autistic teens, adults expand skills. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Bill Mann.

The 2017 All-Metro South Conference middle school softball team was announced. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:10 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Area schools rack up state titles. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:49 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Dakota Sumpter/Auburn Athletics.

The Greenwood sisters are establishing a pattern, one that involves getting walk-off hits to lead their respective teams to victory, then finding their cellphones as soon as possible. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:46 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Record-setting seniors leave Spain Park with strong legacy. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:42 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of USA Basketball.

Edwards, a rising junior at Chelsea High School, was recently one of 133 girls to compete for a spot on the USA Basketball U16 national team. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:38 PM Sports

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

The Spain Park High School boys track and field team finished ninth at the Class 7A state outdoor meet, held May 4-6 at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex. The Jags tallied 36 points behind hurdlers Christian Strong and Thomas Jordan. more

May 24, 2017 6:12 PM Sports

Chelsea Softball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Chelsea softball team lost to Daphne in the Class 6A state softball tournament on Thursday, ending the Hornets season. more

May 18, 2017 7:45 PM Sports

Vestavia VS Oak Mountain Girls Soccer SemiFinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Oak Mountain girls soccer team saw its season come to an end Friday in the Class 7A semifinals. more

May 13, 2017 6:31 AM Sports

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Chelsea High School girls basketball is relevant again, as evidenced by the Hornets’ playoff appearance and near-upset of Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa in the Class 6A sub-regional round. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:50 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Cari Dean.

The Chelsea High School baseball team is making good on its promise to have a stronger year, as the Hornets parlayed the momentum gained from their spring break performance into a playoff berth. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:43 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of Todd Kwarcinski.

In the season’s first eight days, the final days of February, the Briarwood Christian School baseball team played six games. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:39 PM Sports

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Photo by Ted Melton.

From becoming a head coach at 25 years of age and conducting five-hour practices, Spain Park High School baseball coach Will Smith has learned a great deal in 13 years. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:36 PM Sports

12U Strykers World Series Champs 2016

Photo courtesy of Hoover Softball Association

The association plans to dedicate a field in honor of a man who has served as an umpire at the park for 30 years. more

Apr 7, 2017 8:34 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Neither guy knew he would end up at Briarwood Christian School, but Wes Helms and Matt Guerrier say they are enjoying the current stop on their journey as assistant coaches with the high school baseball program. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:05 PM Sports

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    OMHS students (from left) Najuma Ali, Anaya Hunter, Julia Pack, Hailey Whitaker, Carson Bobo, Jordan Davis and Connor Wilson sit on stage on National Signing Day, Feb. 7, 2018. All seven student-athletes signed letters of intent for the universities where they plan to attend and play in college.

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    Erica Techo

    OMHS students (from left) Najuma Ali, Hailey Whitaker, Julia Pack, Anaya Hunter, Jordan Davis, Carson Bobo and Connor Wilson stand on stage on National Signing Day, Feb. 7, 2018. All seven student-atheltes signed their letters of intent as part of a ceremony hosted by OMHS.

  • OMHS vs Chelsea Girls Basketball 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    OMHS vs Chelsea Girls Basketball 2017

    Oak Mountain and Chelsea play each other at Oak Mountain High School on November 28, 2017.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Briarwood girls take on McAdory on January 2, 2018 at McAdory High School during the Jefferson-Shelby Hoops Classic.

  • OMHS vs Chelsea Boys Basketball 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    OMHS vs Chelsea Boys Basketball 2017

    Oak Mountain and Chelsea boys basketball play at Oak Mountain High School on November 28, 2017.

  • OMHS vs Chelsea Boys Basketball 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    OMHS vs Chelsea Boys Basketball 2017

    Oak Mountain and Chelsea boys basketball play at Oak Mountain High School on November 28, 2017.

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